October 4, 2012

Appeals Briefs Filed in Colorado Adequacy Case

The plaintiffs, the plaintiff-intervenors, and thirteen amici filed briefs last week asking the Colorado Supreme Court to uphold a lower court’s decision in Lobato v. State. In December 2011, the […]
October 4, 2012

Report Illuminates “Stealth Inequities” in School Funding Systems

A new report released by the Center for American Progress examines school funding inequities and identifies several reasons for why high-poverty districts persistently fail to have […]
October 4, 2012

Florida Supreme Court Allows School Funding Case to Proceed to Trial

In an 8-7 vote, the Florida Supreme Court declined to consider a “writ of prohibition” filed by the defendants in Citizens for Strong Schools, Inc v. […]
October 4, 2012

Education Budgets Shrink in Twenty-Six States

States continue to make harsh cuts to their education budgets and the consequences are particularly severe for children from low-income districts, according to a recent report […]